Will Pearson is Managing Director at Triskel Africa, a project consulting and investment advisory services firm focused on the Southern Africa region. In addition, Will is the Lusaka-based coordinator for the KfW (Germany’s Development Bank) GET FiT-Zambia program, which is helping to implement Zambia’s renewable energy strategy.
Will was previously a Director in the Global Energy and Natural Resources practice and Head of the London office at Eurasia Group, a leading political risk advisory and consulting firm. Earlier in his career, Will was a Senior Analyst in the Power Market Advisory group at Pace Global, an energy consultancy in the Washington, DC area, and a Portfolio Analyst on the electricity trading desk at Sempra Energy, an integrated energy company in California.
Will has written for The Economist, Financial Times and Foreign Policy, and has frequently featured as a guest speaker or panel moderator at conferences and roundtables across the US, Europe, Africa, and Asia. In addition, Will has featured regularly in the media, making television appearances on networks including the BBC, CNBC, and Bloomberg, and offering commentary in publications including The Economist, Financial Times, Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.
Will completed a Master’s Degree in International Relations at the University of California, San Diego in 2005, and graduated cum laude with distinction in History and Business from James Madison University in 1999. In 2016 he obtained a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst certification from the CAIA Association, the world leader and authority in alternative investment education.